Category Archives: Search and Seizure

New 2016 Edition of Arrest, Search, and Investigation Is Now Available

Persistent Aerial Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Recent North Carolina Case on Lack of Reasonable Suspicion to Make Vehicle Stop

Establishing Probable Cause in a Search Warrant to Link the Residence to Be Searched With the Evidence to Be Seized

Failure to Allege, in an Application for a Search Warrant, that the Premises to Be Searched Is the Suspect’s Home

North Carolina Court of Appeals Finds That Erroneous Completion of Juvenile Waiver of Rights Form Did Not Bar Admissibility of Confession

Drug Users, Drug Sellers, and Probable Cause

Probable Cause and Search Warrants for Cell Phones

An Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law and Recent Court of Appeals Ruling

Ordering Occupants Out of Their Vehicles — And into Officers’ Cruisers